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The Mojave Desert Sights

Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area

  • 28000 Devil's Punchbowl Rd. Map It
  • Pearblossom
  • Geological Site

Updated 05/05/2014

Fodor's Review

A mile from the San Andreas Fault, the namesake of this attraction is a natural bowl-shaped depression in the earth, framed by 300-foot rock walls. At the bottom is a stream, which you can reach via a moderately strenuous 1-mile hike. You also can detour on a short nature trail; at the top an interpretive center has displays of native flora and fauna, including live animals such as snakes, lizards, and birds of prey.

Sight Information


28000 Devil's Punchbowl Rd., south of Hwy. 138, Pearblossom, California, 93553, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Park daily sunrise–sunset; center daily 8–4

Updated 05/05/2014


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